Brazil

John Updike

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Penguin Books LTD Digital
Pages
272
Parution
octobre 2006
Format
Ebook EPUB
Protection
DRM
Langue
Anglais
EAN
9780141921815
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  • Résumé

In the dream-Brazil of John Updikes imagining, almost anything is possible if you are young and in love. When Tristão Raposo, a black nineteen-year-old from the Rio slums, and Isabel Leme, an eighteen-year-old upper-class white girl, meet on Copacabana Beach, their flight from family and into marriage takes them to the farthest reaches of Brazils phantasmagoric western frontier. Privation, violence, captivity, and reversals of fortune afflict them, yet this latter-day Tristan and Iseult cling to the faith that each is the others fate for life. Spanning twenty-two years, from the sixties through the eighties, Brazil surprises with its celebration of passion, loyalty, romance, and New World innocence.
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